Gathers and arranges sterile set-up for surgical procedures. Passes instruments and supplies to the operating team during surgical procedures, applying aseptic techniques. Requires knowledge such as that which would normally be acquired through the completion of a high school education or GED, plus specialized and/or advanced clerical, technical or other vocational training acquired during 1 - 2 years of additional job-related training such as g raduation from an accredited school for “Surgical Technologists” is required. May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles). Certification as a “Certified Surgical Technologist” is preferred. From 1 to 3 years experience required , such as direct, previous O.R. experience.